MNA
Museum of Northern Arizona
Catalog #: WACA 2453
Occurrence ID (GUID): ab41d22d-31b2-4414-bc2a-f1aeeedc2860
Taxon: Juniperus monosperma (Engelm.) Sarg.
Family: Cupressaceae
Determiner: KEARNEY, T.H. (1947)
ID Remarks: oneseed juniper --Enebro de sombra
Collector: ARNBERGER, L.   124   
Date: 1947-03-09
Locality: United States, Arizona, COCONINO, PATH TO OBSERVATION STATION
Elevation: meters
Verbatim Elevation: 6700
Description: Crumbling off page. Uncommon native perennial, transition zone, rocky soil, open exposure, height up to 12 ft. Hopi usage - With other junipers the Hopis use the juniper in many ways. Firewood, fences, construction, tools, torches from the bark, a decoction of the leaves is taken by a pregnant woman who wants a girl, before and after the birth of a child juniper tea and a bath in which juniper has been soaked is used. The newborn baby is rubbed with juniper ashes, and recalcitrant children are held in smoke..see file card.
Notes: PLANT SPECIMEN IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION DESPITE SOME BROKEN PARTS. ORIGINAL MOUNTING PAPER IS NOT ARCHIVAL.
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Record Id: ab41d22d-31b2-4414-bc2a-f1aeeedc2860
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Kirstin Olmon Phillips (kphillips@musnaz.org)
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